John Deutsch University Center - 87 Union Street


Location: The John Deutsch University Center, or J.D.U.C. is located on the northeast corner of University Avenue and Union Street.

The John Deutsch University Center is currently under construction.


The back entranceway is also non-accessible because it enters into a stairwell leading to the main floor and basement levels.

South (main)
This entrance faces Union Street and is inaccessible as there are staircases leading to the ground floor and first floor entranceways.

West (main and accessible)
There are two west facing entranceways on University Avenue, one has a staircase leading up to the first floor, the other is accessible and enters into the ground floor of the building.
The accessible entrance is located on University Avenue. A concrete ramp provides access to the ground floor near the food service area. The door has an automatic opener.

Building Accessibility Features

Corridors: There are doors that act as barriers in the corridors.

Elevators: There are two elevators, one service elevator and another for public use. The elevator for public use is small.   The elevator is located in a small hallway off the lower lobby or "Lower Ceilidh". It provides access from the ground level to level 3. A key is required to access levels 4 and up.

Wayfinding: The signage for this building is located to the side of the main entrances.

Washrooms: There are single-user accessible washrooms on all floors except the basement. Ground and first floor single-user washrooms have automatic door openers. Single user washrooms: 075A, 180A, 206A, 354, 356.

Services: The John Deutch University Center is equipped with the S.G.P.S Family Room. This is a space with a changing room for infants and is a safe and quiet space for breastfeeding. For access retrieve the key from the Student Life Services front-desk, located on the main-floor. The space is equipped with comfortable seating, electrical outlets, and educational information.
The Student Life Center or S.L.C front desk is open from 8:00am to 12:00am daily during the school year and 9:00 am to 4:00pm daily in the summer. Front desk staff are available to assist users. The front desk is located on the second floor on the south side of the building.

Parking: Permit parking is available in the lot under the Athletics and Recreation Center and in the unpaved lot north of Stauffer Library (enter off University Avenue). There is one accessible meter space on Union Street across from Miller Hall and two accessible meter spaces on Earl Street at the main entrance of the ARC.

Water Fountain: Accessible water fountains with bottle fill stations are located on the first floor by the North entrance and on the 2nd floor across from the Tri-Colour Outlet.